Worldmap Desktop Image

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-05-05T05:17:25+02:00

Currently I'm writing some gis applications at work. As a by-product I made a Desktop background image from a world map.

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worldglow-Desktop preview

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projecting GIS Data on a sphere using Processing

Nikolaus Gradwohl2009-09-07T18:52:00+02:00

i have used processing to access map materials from geoserver. but i have noticed that the earth is not flat and that processing is making 3d animations really easy :-)

so i have coded a rotating sphere and project the GIS data from geoserver on the surface

flat map from my last sketch map

spherical map from the new sketch sphere map

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accessing GIS data from Processing

Nikolaus Gradwohl2009-05-03T19:50:00+02:00

I wrote a processing sketch to show how to access a wms service for showing a map. i use geoserver as a wms provider and the map shown in the screenshots is from http://thematicmapping.org/.

the map can be dragged with the mouse and zoomed with the scroll wheel

worldmap worldmap zoomed

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